Medicine bag (Image withheld)

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Culture/People
Potawatomi
Previous owner
Frank Kah-kah (Frank Kaka/Frank Kahkah), Potawatomi [Forest County, Wisconsin], b. 1882
Collector
David T. Vernon (David Thomas Vernon/David C. Vernon), Non-Indian, 1900-1973
Previous owner
David T. Vernon (David Thomas Vernon/David C. Vernon), Non-Indian, 1900-1973
Jackson Hole Preserve, Inc. (Jackson Hole Preserve, Incorporated), 1940-
Object Name
Medicine bag (Image withheld)
Media/Materials
Bearskin/fur, glass bead/beads
Techniques
Sewn
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place
Wisconsin; USA
Collection History
Formerly owned by Frank Kah-kah (Frank Kakah, Potawatomi, b. 1882); collected from him in 1937 by Indian art collector David T. Vernon (1900-1973); acquired by MAI in 1968 through an exchange with the Jackson Hole Preserve, Inc. (a foundation backed by the Rockefeller family), which purchased Vernon's entire collection in 1965.
Catalog Number
24/2640
Barcode
242640.000
See related items
Potawatomi
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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